January 29th - January 31st

Independent Sponsor Bootcamp

New York

About

Opus Connect is excited to announce an extended format Executive Boot Camp in New York for senior executives and other professionals who are interested in buying out and/or running a business, otherwise known as Independent Sponsors. This exclusive event will be hosted by Ice Miller LLP and includes a three-day workshop taught by leading middle market executives in Private Equity, professionals who have become Independent Sponsors, Capital Providers, Investment Bankers, Lawyers, and CPA firms. The curated and meticulous curriculum has been put together to cover all aspects of finding attractive investments, sourcing brokered/non-brokered deals, structuring, market terms, documentation, and managing the deal process. The Boot Camp will also give participants access to service providers and an Opus Connect Deal Connect networking event to meet with capital providers, investment bankers, and other professionals.

If you are interested in attending, please complete an application by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. Please note that applying does not guarantee your attendance at the Independent Sponsor Boot Camp, and a brief introductory phone call may be scheduled by Opus Connect staff.


Who is the program for?:

  • Mid to senior-level executives interested in transitioning into private equity.   
  • Mid to senior-level executives interested in buying a business to run.
  • Mid to senior-level executives pursuing a management-led buyout

Benefits for participants:

  • Learn from leading professionals in private equity and independent sponsor industries to be prepared to buy a business.
  • Understand the fundamentals of evaluating a business, documentation, the process and market terms common in the industry.
  • Networking with Capital Providers, Investment Bankers, Service Providers, and other Executives.
  • Free access to a Deal Connect Networking Event.   

Pricing:
(Early registration ends December 14th)         

                                  Early          Late

Attendees                $1,500       $2,000

  • All attendees must pre-register. Absolutely no walk-ins will be accepted.   

Agenda

January 29th
7:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
8:00 AM Session 1 - Deal Sourcing & Structuring
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Session 1 Continued - Deal Sourcing & Structuring
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Session 2 - Deal Evaluation Process & Valuation
2:15 PM Break
2:45 PM Session 2 Continued - Deal Evaluation Process & Valuation
5:00 PM Happy Hour & Networking
6:30 PM Day Ends
January 30th
7:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
8:00 AM Session 3 – Due Diligence
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Session 3 Continued – Due Diligence
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Session 4 – Raising Capital for an Independently-Sponsored Deal
2:15 PM Break
2:45 PM Session 4 Continued – Raising Capital for an Independently-Sponsored Deal
5:00 PM Dinner & Drinks
7:00 PM Day Ends
January 31st
7:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
8:00 AM Session 5 – Owning a Business & Exit
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Session 5 Continued – Owning a Business & Exit
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Bootcamp Ends
Location

Ice Miller
1500 Broadway
Suite 2900
New York, New York, 10036

Time and Date

This event starts on January 29th at 7:00 AM.

Sponsors

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